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Thistlewood Early Origins



The surname Thistlewood was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066, when that county included the northern part of Lancashire and Cumberland, about the 11th century.

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Thistlewood Spelling Variations


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Thistlewood Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Thistlethwaite, Thistlethwayte and others.

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Thistlewood Early History


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Thistlewood Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thistlewood research. Another 256 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1133 is included under the topic Early Thistlewood History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thistlewood Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thistlewood Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Thistlewood Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Peter Thistlethwaite who settled in Barbados in 1680 with his servant; Ann and Agnes Thistlewait settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1820.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Thistlewood (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Thistlewood (post 1700)



  • Napoleon Bonaparte Thistlewood (1837-1915), American Republican politician, Mayor of Cairo, Illinois, 1879-83, 1897-1901; U.S. Representative from Illinois 25th District, 1908-13
  • Arthur Thistlewood (1770-1820), English conspirator

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Thistlewood Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thistlewood Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 20 July 2016 at 09:48.

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